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Crash occurs on Highway 79

On Tuesday, September 30 just before 7:00 p.m. the Boyceville Ambulance and Fire Department along with the Dunn County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a two vehicle accident on Highway 79 north of Boyceville.

Shawnda L. Swanson, 37 of Boyceville was traveling behind the vehicle of Robert J. Fawcett, 20 of Boyceville. Fawcett had his signal on and was making a left hand turn into a driveway when Swanson hit him.

The impact sent Fawcett’s truck into the east side ditch and Swanson spun around and was facing south in the west side ditch. Both vehicles had excessive damage and both air bags deployed.

According to the police report on Swanson, alcohol was present and her driving ability was impaired. An alcohol test was given on the scene.

There was no alcohol or test given for Fawcett. He was taken by ambulance to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.